Bill Hubbard's diverse law practice includes administrative law, business law, constitutional law, disability law, health care law, municipal utility law, state and local taxation and wine & liquor regulation. He represents clients that are highly regulated by the State and clients that contract with the State, with an emphasis upon health care. Mr. Hubbard handles bid protests before the State and local governments. He represents individuals before professional licensing boards. He drafts legislation and represents clients in rulemaking proceedings. His business law practice includes nonprofit corporations and associations. Business Tennessee listed Mr. Hubbard as one of the 100 best lawyers in Tennessee.
Mr. Hubbard’s career began with the State Attorney General's Office in 1971. Mr. Hubbard served as Assistant Attorney General until 1977, as Deputy Attorney General until 1980, and as Chief Deputy Attorney General until 1984. He entered private practice in 1985 as a founding member of Hubbard & Smith’s predecessor firm.
Mr. Hubbard is a Fellow with both the Tennessee Bar Foundation and the Nashville Bar Foundation. He serves on the board of directors and is treasurer of the Ross Alderman Indigent Defense Fund, and he is a board member and secretary of Nolensville Academy for Math and Science Charter School.
Mr. Hubbard was raised in Jackson, Tennessee. He is married with two daughters and five grandsons.
JD – Vanderbilt Law School 1971
BA – Rhodes College 1968
United States District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee
United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Robyn Smith represents clients, particularly small businesses and nonprofit organizations, in matters concerning formation of the businesses, in mergers and acquisitions, and in ongoing business issues such as state regulatory matters and negotiating and drafting contracts. Ms. Smith assists individuals in contract matters, in state board licensing matters, and in drafting wills and durable powers of attorney.
Ms. Smith is a founding member of Hubbard & Smith. She began practicing law with Hubbard & Smith's predecessor firm upon graduating from law school in 1993. Ms. Smith is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Ms. Smith served six years on the board of directors of East Nashville Hope Exchange, a nonprofit with the mission of strengthening literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville. Ms. Smith served multiple years as secretary and as president of ENHE. Ms. Smith was a member of the Advisory Board of the H. Franklin Brooks Philanthropic Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for ten years, and she is a former member of the Education Committee and Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Carl and Lovie Mae Smith Emergency Animal Rescue and Survival Services, Inc., known as Lovie's Legacy.
Ms Smith was raised in Johnson City, Tennessee, and has called Nashville home since 1984. Ms. Smith and her partner enjoy living in historic East Nashville.
J.D., University of Tennessee, 1993
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1984, magna cum laude
United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee